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Reposted from INN: https://ifnotnil.com/t/php-for-xojo-programmers-0002-includes/1727


This time we'll talk about "includes". Includes are a way to pull in a file into the current file to reduce repetitive code or templates. Below we'll show how to make a simple template and use it.

We use Includes in Xanadu which is open source: https://github.com/campsoftware/xanadu

Here's Xanadu's template for almost ...

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Reposted from INN: https://ifnotnil.com/t/php-for-xojo-programmers-0001-hello-world/1726

This is the first post in a series about PHP from a Xojo perspective.

I'll be showing how I developed different parts in detail of Xanadu which is open source: https://github.com/campsoftware/xanadu

Hello World!

When I first used Xojo I did the same thing you probably did. I dragged out a button and when clicked it showed a message ...

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NOTE: Since posting this, we've made Xanadu semi-private.

Xanadu is reincarnated as a Web App developed in PHP / HTML / CSS / Bootstrap / Javascript. If you haven't heard of Xanadu it's a framework for developing Database Driven Web Apps.

It's been a long road, but Xanadu is a good place now. If you haven't heard about the speed bumps we hit with FileMaker and Xojo, we posted a bit about it last year. Not much has changed with FileMaker and Xojo since. FileMaker is still very expensive ...

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  Xojo to PHP  

It's been a while since my last blog post. There's a reason for that. Software Development has been disappointing, but after five years, I'm ecstatic again!

Why? I think it has to do with greed along with a lack of communication. I'm just glad to see the pattern and have the technical ability to change development platforms.

As developers, what do we need? That depends on the app. Some apps are hardware generic while other apps need specific hardware features. We primarily develop database apps where folks view/edit data, print to paper or PDF, and document ...